“Why Were None of the Righthaven Lawyers Disciplined?”

The courts themselves reacted vigorously against the legal shenanigans of a copyright-mill mass filing enterprise built on the IP rights of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Nevada bar discipline authorities, however, didn’t: “disciplinary matters have a higher standard of proof than almost all civil matters in a judicial setting.” [Nicole Hyland, Orange County Register, earlier]


  • From the State that sent us Harry Reid,zealous defender of patent trolls– can we be surprised?

  • It’s quite clear why there’s been no bar discipline: it’s administered by other lawyers, generally in secret.